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USI administrator files for city council seat

USI administrator files for city council seat

Noah Alatza, News Editor

January 15, 2019

USI’s assistant director of the multicultural center officially entered the race for the 2nd ward seat on Evansville’s city council Monday. D'Angelo S. Taylor is challenging longtime incumbent city councilwoman Missy Mosby in the Democratic primaries in May. Taylor has run for political of...

Rally to promote diversity, equality

Rally to promote diversity, equality

Abigail Suddarth, Staff writer

April 20, 2016

Danesha Shelton will ask the question: “Why is it hard to talk about race?” for her capstone project. The Center for Social Justice Education intern will ask this question to Stand Against Racism Rally attendees and include their responses in her project. The CSJE, the YWCA and the Multicultural C...

Graduate’s diverse voice breaks barriers

Graduate’s diverse voice breaks barriers

Gabi Wy, News Editor

December 8, 2015

Blinking through a teary gaze, Briony “Bri” Towler said graduation finally hit her. “I just realized that I’ve left behind a legacy,” she said, wiping her eyes. “I found myself.” Towler, a finance major, found her voice through various leadership roles. She serves as vice president of ...

Multicultural memorial luncheon Jan. 18

Nick Leighty

December 8, 2015

The university’s Multicultural Center will be sponsoring the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Luncheon on Jan. 18. The keynote speaker for the event will be Major General Barrye L. Price, Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1 Army Forces Commander in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. In 2000, Pric...

Priority 1 survives despite empty position

Priority 1 survives despite empty position

Gabi Wy

August 28, 2015

Priority 1 meetings have been put on hold because of lack of leadership over the program. “Currently we have no assistant (Multicultural Center) director. We will still have Priority 1, but it may look a little different,” Director Pam Hopson said. The program is for male African-American studen...

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